Sidney was born in New Orleans around 1905 and performed for forty years with musicians such as Burnell Santiago. He is picture below with the Luisiana Shakers. (See Al Rose and Edmond Souchon, New Orleans Jazz: A Family Album, p. 99)

Sidney Pflueger (banjo) with the Louisiana Shakers. Courtesy Hogan Jazz Archive, Tulane University.

Sidney Pflueger (banjo) with the Louisiana Shakers. Courtesy Hogan Jazz Archive, Tulane University.